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Tharon Musser Productions

 
[US Tour, 2010]
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[US Tour, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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Tharon Musser Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, The Secret Garden

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Artist Descending a Staircase

Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, The Real Thing


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Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Dreamgirls


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The Hewes Awards - 1982 - Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Dreamgirls


winner
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Dreamgirls

Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser , 42nd Street

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Children of a Lesser God

Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Ballroom

Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, They're Playing Our Song

Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Ballroom

Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser , The Act


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Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, A Chorus Line

Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Pacific Overtures

Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser , The Good Doctor


winner
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Follies

Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Lighting Design

Tharon Musser, Applause

Tharon Musser News


Closure of The Theatre Museum Marks the End of an Era

After almost 30 years of preserving, celebrating, and championing the rich history of theater, The Theatre Museum, originally established as The Broadway Theatre Institute in 1995, announces the difficult decision to cease operations in 2024.
Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened?

This month, the reader question was: Have any Broadway plays ever closed before they opened?
Paul Taylor Dance Company Runs for Special Engagement at the Joyce Theater

 Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) will come to the Joyce Theater June 14-19, 2022, offering audiences a unique series of programs that showcase early works choreographed by Paul Taylor including Tracer, Fibers and Aureole, along with a World Premiere by Michelle Manzanales and the New York Premiere of A Call for Softer Landings by Peter Chu, both of which were commissioned by PTDC. Tickets start at $10 and are available at joyce.org.
Candidatos a las nominaciones de los Premios del Público BroadwayWorld Spain 2020

Comienza la Décima Edición de los Premios del Público BroadwayWorld Spain, unos galardones que toman el pulso al respetable para conocer quiénes son sus favoritos del año.
Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This Month

The Broadway Podcast network will celebrate Pride month with a special section of the website highlighting a variety of programming to mark the occasion.
Finalistas a los PREMIOS DE TEATRO MUSICAL XIII

Ya conocemos los finalistas a la XIII edición de los PREMIOS DE TEATRO MUSICAL (PTM), que reconocen el trabajo de productoras, artistas, técnicos etc. del sector año tras año y acercan más todavía el sector al gran público.
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces 2020 Season

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy announced today the 2020 summer season.
BWW Review: Tony Yazbeck, Robyn Hurder Bring a Thrilling Dynamic To New York City Center's A CHORUS LINE

The lack of permanence that allows new artists endless chances to bring their own interpretations to classic material is the most significant aspect that separates live theatre from movies and television. But in musical theatre, it's sometimes the case that a director/choreographer such as Jerome Robbins or Bob Fosse may create visuals that become so indelible in the public's mind that they become fixtures of most remountings. In the case of A CHORUS LINE, it's the whole show.
Paul Taylor, Legendary Choreographer, Has Died At 88

The Paul Taylor Dance Foundation announced the death yesterday of legendary choreographer Paul Taylor in Manhattan on August 29.
STAGE TUBE: Amber Riley Debuts Iconic, 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' on The Graham Norton Show

Amber Riley dropped in on The Graham Norton Show this week in support of her upcoming West End turn as Effie White in the first ever UK production of the 1980's classic musical, Dreamgirls. Watch the video below to catch one of the first glimpses of the production as Ms. Riley slays the iconic ballad, 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going'.
Official Artwork for UK DREAMGIRLS Revival Revealed

Check out the brand new artwork for the UK's first ever West End production of the musical theatre classic, Dreamgirls. In the picture. the show's stars, including Glee star, Amber Riley strike a pose in gold gowns and 60's style up do's. 
Lily Frazer to Join DREAMGIRLS Revival at the Savoy Theatre

The Daily Mail has reported that actress Lily Frazer will be joining the cast of Casey Nicholaw's upcoming premiere UK production of Harry Krieger and Tom Eyen's, Dreamgirls.
Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's

'MAME', starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago! Last evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's.
Angela Lansbury & Original Cast of MAME to Celebrate Musical's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's

Mame, starring stage icon Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago this year - and in celebration, members of the company, including Lansbury, will gather for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's on May 26. Other cast appearances have yet to be confirmed.
Amber Riley Talks Auditioning for London's DREAMGIRLS, Vocal Surgery and More

Following last month's big news that GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE!'s Amber Riley will star as 'Effie' in the UK debut of DREAMGIRLS this winter, the star sat down with the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye to discuss her journey to the iconic role.
She's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's Solo

As BroadwayWorld reported just two days ago, GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will take on the role of 'Effie' when DREAMGIRLS makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. And Riley is no stranger to the musical's challenging anthems.
GLEE's Amber Riley to Lead DREAMGIRLS as 'Effie' in the West End This Winter

Big news in the DREAMGIRLS world tonight! The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye just revealed the news that GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will play 'Effie' when the musical makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter.
BWW Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes of FOLLIES with National Theater Institute Alum Ted Chapin

The National Theater Institute includes a vibrant community of over 3,500 alumni. The many talents of these actors, writers, directors, and designers can be seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in films, television, London's West End, and at every major regional theater in the U.S. Today, in an excerpt from EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE: THE BIRTH OF THE MUSICAL FOLLIES, we hear from Ted Chapin (NTI Fall '70) who called his semester-away at NTI an 'extraordinary' 'experimental off-campus theater program.'
SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Casey Nicholaw to Helm DREAMGIRLS in the West End; Open Casting Call in May

The Daily Mail writes that SOMETHING ROTTEN! director Casey Nicholaw will officially be directing DREAMGIRLS in its UK debut.
Sonia Friedman Bringing DREAMGIRLS to the West End; Casey Nicholaw to Direct?

DREAMGIRLS is headed to the West End! According to the Daily Mail, producer Sonia Friedman has the rights to tackle a full West End production, with BOOK OF MORMON and ALADDIN helmer Casey Nicholaw in talks for the director's chair.

Tharon Musser FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Tharon Musser been nominated for?

Tharon Musser has been nominated for several awards for Outstanding Lighting Design, including Drama Desk Awards nominations for productions like The Secret Garden, Artist Descending a Staircase, The Real Thing, Dreamgirls, Children of a Lesser God, Ballroom, and They're Playing Our Song. Musser has also received nominations for Best Lighting Design at the Tony Awards for shows such as Dreamgirls, 42nd Street, Ballroom, The Act, A Chorus Line, Pacific Overtures, The Good Doctor, Follies, and Applause. Additionally, Musser won the Lighting Design category at The Hewes Awards for Dreamgirls.

What awards has Tharon Musser won?

Tharon Musser has won several awards for lighting design, including Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards for "Dreamgirls," Lighting Design at The Hewes Awards for "Dreamgirls," Best Lighting Design at the Tony Awards for "Dreamgirls," "A Chorus Line," and "Follies."

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